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Charming, earthy, inexpensive inns and a few excellent luxury hotels will welcome you after a day of touring the Highlands. There are many B&Bs in the area, and they often book up far in advance. Some require a minimum two-day stay in high season.In the more remote parts of Scotland your best lodging option may be to rent a cottage or house. Besides allowing you to make your own meals
Besides allowing you to make your own meals and to come and go as you please, it can also be less expensive. VisitScotland (www.visitscotland.com), the official tourism agency, lists many cottages and even rates them with stars, just like hotels.